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Danfoss to build the house of the future

Cooling Post Summary Danfoss is behind the construction of one of the world’s most sustainable residential buildings with traditional building materials and already existing energy-efficient technologies. The project, in association with the Bitten & Mads Clausen’s Foundation, will see...

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Danish Parliament Cuts Taxes On Excess Heat

Eurasia Review Summary With the start of 2021 it has become much more economic to use excess heat in Denmark. New rules for taxes and administration will make it profitable for companies to use their excess heat or sell it to the district heating network. In the future, many Danish homes...

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Local college could be first buyer of heat from new geothermal project the Netherlands

Think GeoEnergy Summary Local Deltion College and the municipality of Zwolle sign agreement on a potential connection of the college to a new district heating network fed by a geothermal project in Holtenbroek, Netherlands. The Deltion College and the municipality of Zwolle will...

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Green energy transition: Early and steady wins the race

EurekAlert! Summary Researchers from Aarhus University have modelled the decarbonisation of the sector-coupled European energy system using very high-resolution data. The results are clear: To reach climate-neutrality by 2050 we need solar energy. And lots of it. What's the cheapest,...

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City of Aarhus seeking support of Danish government for geothermal heating project

Think GeoEnergy Summary Last week, the city of Aarhus in Denmark received Dan Jørgensen, the Danish Minister of Energy. His visit was aimed to hear more about the municipality’s geothermal project, which has the ambition to supply green district heating to the people of Aarhus using hot...

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Research gauges use of buildings to store energy in a bid towards climate-neutral targets

TMR Research Blog Summary In Denmark, three PhD students at Aarhus University talk about their research in a bid to help the country meet its climate-neutral target by 2050. In fact, for practical purposes, people of Denmark love district heating. Been present for more than 100 years,...

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King of the hill: The ‘madcap exuberance’ of Bjarke Ingels’s Amager Bakke plant

The Globe and Mail Summary A waste incinerator with a ski slope on top: The idea seems surreal. And yet the Amager Bakke plant on Copenhagen’s waterfront actually exists, evidence of a particular sort of architectural and urbanistic creativity. The plant is typical by Western European...

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Danish dairy milks CHP capabilities with new cogeneration system

Power Engineering International Summary Polish dairy cooperative OSM Piątnica has selected Caterpillar dealer Eneria Poland to expand the company’s combined heat and power (CHP) capabilities. OSM Piątnica has added 2MW of power and 2MW of heat supplied by a new Cat G3516H gas generator...

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District Heating Digitalization Contributes to 2030 Targets

Mirage Summary Using data and local weather forecasts instead of drawings of the supply network and simulations to control supply temperature can save the district heating sector money and reduce CO 2 . In Denmark, 1.7 million households (about 64 per cent) are heated by district heating...

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Planned geothermal heating project in Aarhus, Denmark could heat up to 100,000 households

Think GeoEnergy Summary Energy miracle with risk: Aarhus will have the state with to the low heat from Earth’s interior Planned geothermal plant in Aarhus will provide heat to 100,000 households. Thisted has the country’s first geothermal plant. Operations manager Søren Højmose Damgaard...